Clinton said Trump was a “master brander” and that was one of the reasons for him doing so well in the polls.
“He’s a master brander”, Clinton said of his former friend, whose daughter Ivanka is apparently BFFs with Clinton’s daughter Chelsea, as suggested by Clinton’s anecdote about returning Trump’s phone call sometime a year ago after Ivanka told Chelsea that Ivanka’s dad was having trouble reaching Chelsea’s dad.
Unsurprisingly, Bill Clinton, former Democratic leader and husband of potential nominee Hillary, has pledged his support to his wife in his forthcoming race to become President and President Clinton. The two spent more time discussing Hillary Clinton’s challengers than her own presidential bid. Colbert asked. “Please try to be impartial”.
“I had a very pleasant conversation with him, but it wasn’t about running for president, so I missed the chance”, noted the man President Barack Obama once said could be the “secretary of explaining stuff”.
“Made me want to take a drink with her“, Bill Clinton said of Hillary.
“Yeah, that Val woman was wonderful”, Colbert agreed.
“Well, that would be a word that might well fit”, Clinton said, but then she reconsidered.
But on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Tuesday night, the former president shared his thoughts on why her contenders are thriving. “I run things, and I’ve built things and you need somebody who will go in there and fix it. And if they don’t let me fix it, I’ll just get ’em outa the way.’ It may have a short half life, his campaign, I can’t tell, yet”.
Clinton solidly leads Democrats with or without the inclusion of Biden, who has not decided if he would run. Bernie Sanders, the socialist independent from Vermont who has been Clinton’s toughest rival so far.
It’s fall and the race for the White House is coming into focus. “The lady I saw singing on ‘Saturday Night Live, ‘” he answered.
Businessman Donald Trump continues to hold the lead over the large field of Republican presidential hopefuls in Florida, according to a poll released Wednesday.
At various points in the proceedings, Clinton also managed to show off his unquenchable book-learning, finding opportunities to quote pithy epigrams from Victor Hugo and from a few weighty tome by a famous microbiologist that, philistine that I am, I will never read. “And in America a lot of them believe that the Republicans have been rewarded for going … the furthest to the right, so the Democrats would be even more effective if they moved to the left“.